Global Affairs Canada (Development) Students: Update of the monthly living allowances (July 2021)

If you manage students at Global Affairs Canada (Development), please note that some modifications have been made to the monthly living allowances for some cities. These changes come into effect July 1, 2021.

Monthly living Allowance – July 2021

Alberta
CalgaryCAD 1,500
EdmontonCAD 1,500
British Columbia
Abbotsford-MissionCAD 1,400
KamloopsCAD 1,500
KelownaCAD 1,650
Prince GeorgeCAD 1,300
VancouverCAD 1,900
VictoriaCAD 1,650
Manitoba
WinnipegCAD 1,400
New Brunswick
CampbelltonCAD 1,100
FrederictonCAD 1,300
MonctonCAD 1,300
Saint JohnCAD 1,200
Newfoundland
Saint John’sCAD 1,350
Nova Scotia
Cape BretonCAD 1,250
HalifaxCAD 1,500
Ontario
BarrieCAD 1,550
BellevilleCAD 1,450
BrantfordCAD 1,400
Chatham – KentCAD 1,250
Greater SudburyCAD 1,300
GuelphCAD 1,500
HamiltonCAD 1,500
KingstonCAD 1,500
Kitchener-Cambridge-WaterlooCAD 1,500
North BayCAD 1,250
OshawaCAD 1,550
OttawaCAD 1,650
PeterboroughCAD 1,450
SarniaCAD 1,400
St. Catherine – NiagaraCAD 1,400
Thunder BayCAD 1,350
TorontoCAD 1,850
WindsorCAD 1,300
Prince Edwards
CharlottetownCAD 1,250
SummersideCAD 1,300
Quebec
GatineauCAD 1,250
JolietteCAD 1,150
MontrealCAD 1,350
Quebec CAD 1,250
RimouskiCAD 1,100
Rouyn-Noranda CAD 1,100
Saint-Hyacinthe CAD 1,150
Saskatchewan
ReginaCAD 1,400
SaskatoonCAD 1,350

If the city where the student lives is not listed above, the basic monthly rate of CAD 1,000 applies.
Increased rates only apply to students already in Canada. Where the monthly rate has decreased from the previously published amount, the new rate will apply only to new students arriving in Canada.

If you have any questions, email FinancialPolicies-GrantsandContributions@international.gc.ca